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Five years of training. A six-figure salary. Zero debt. It all starts inside of a 25,000 square foot facility in Milwaukee, where hundreds of students study and train to become the backbone for the city’s infrastructure.
Five years of training. A six-figure salary. Zero debt. It all starts inside of a 25,000 square foot facility in Milwaukee, where hundreds of students study and train to become the backbone for the city’s infrastructure.
We’re talking about steamfitting, and if you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone.
“We are the union HVAC and refrigeration techs, the pipe welders, and fitters – installing comfort heating and cooling systems, grocery store refrigeration, gas line pumps, food & beverage piping, pharmaceutical and chemical systems, compressed air and gases, hydraulic, and fuel oil systems. We install and maintain the pipelines that deliver oil to refineries and gasoline from them as well as natural gas to your homes. The high-pressure steam systems we install at power plants help produce the electricity that powers home and businesses. We install and service the temperature controls and instrumentation systems that allow all of these systems to function safely and efficiently year after year,” said a statement by Steamfitters Local 601, a Milwaukee union.
Read the full story, including insight from Business Manager Joel Zielke, and watch the feature at CBS 58.

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